Affordable Housing

The following provides you contact information and details for affordable housing:

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House (Casa Mutua)
Location: 102nd Street & Lexington Avenue, other locations
Tel: 212-218-0306 (Call for Rachel Bender, Director)
Hours: Various
Services: Various housing and support options for individuals with a variety of needs - from women with mental health needs to families with children.
Appointments: Contact for an appointment
Cost: Varies depending on program
Eligibility: Contact for eligibility requirements
Languages: Spanish and English 

El Barrio Operation Fight Back
Location: 413 East 120th Street, Suite 403
Tel: 212-410-7900
Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Services: Affordable housing information
Appointments: Must fill out an application in their office
Cost: Varies
Eligibility: Applicant must bring proper identification and proof of income.

1199 Plaza/East River Landing Co-Operative housing
Location: 2120 First Avenue
Tel: 212-534-8503
Hours: M-F 9AM-5PM
Services: Affordable housing
Appointments: 1199 Housing Corporation has waiting lists for all of its apartments. New applicants should use the website to obtain an application to get on the waiting list.
Cost: Varies
Eligibility: Consult application on website for updated eligibility information.
Languages: English 

The DOE Fund
Location: 345 East 102nd Street, #305
Tel: 212-628-5207
Services: The DOE fund provides affordable apartments in East Harlem to formerly homeless individuals.
Appointments: Call or email for an appointment
Cost: Varies
Eligibility: Varies depending on the program offered
Languages: English
East River North Renewal HDFC, Inc.
Location: 430 East 118th Street
Tel: (212) 427-8716
Services: Affordable housing information 

Franklin Plaza Cooperative Apts
2085 Second Avenue
Tel: 212-369-3303
Services: Affordable housing information
Application: Application fee: $150; waiting list averages 5-10 years
Eligibility: Limited to residents of New York State 

Nuevo el Barrio Para la Rehab de la Vivienda y la Economia (N.E.R.V.E.)
18 East 116th Street
Tel: 212-427-0555
Services: Affordable housing information. N.E.R.V.E. Inc offers bilingual housing services to immigrants who are not yet knowledgeable about housing-related issues, i.e the laws.

Friendly Hands Ministry
Location: 225 East 118th Street
Tel: 646-360-4418
Services: Friendly Hands Ministry provides affordable housing to people in need. They help the community of Washington Heights, Harlem, East Harlem and the Bronx.